Southport College students have the opportunity to get involved in many internal and external competitions such as the cross-colleges Skillsclash and the themed Hair & Beauty competition.

Hair & Beauty Competition

Our Hair & Beauty Level 2 and 3 students competed against each other in our annual competition testing their hairdressing, makeup and nails skills. This year’s theme was ‘Brides of the World’ with students asked combine their own creative ideas with a chosen culture on which they based their project. All of work produced was of a fantastic standard and ranged from Scottish gingham nails to hair draped with bright Indian scarves. The competition also acted as an essential lesson to improve the student’s skills and show them the value of innovation and being able to work under pressure.

Skills Clash

Students and staff from Hugh Baird College and Blackpool and The Fylde College joined us for the annual Skills Clash competition where participants take part in various challenges ranging from Hair and Beauty to Science and Engineering. The competitions began with nail varnish, test tubes, and pipe cleaners at the ready to meet the tight two hour deadline. It was a close call but Southport College defended the winning title for the third year running receiving first place in Barbering, Beauty Therapy, Health & Social Care, Art & Design, and Hair & Makeup.

Photography Competitions

Photography students are encouraged and assisted to enter lots of photography competitions such as Association of College competition and Harman Technology competition. They often achieve a very high level, meaning that they complete the course with many awards alongside their qualification. Our competitions are fabulous opportunity for students to put their skills to the test and their successes are a testament to the hard work of all the students and staff involved.


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